Flu shots are MANDATORY for clinical staff working in IU Health hospitals and several other Indianapolis hospitals.
DEADLINES: November 15, 2013- IU Health; December 15th- IU.
IU Health employees should check the Pulse page for more information including clinic schedules.
All IUPUI faculty, staff and students may receive a FREE flu vaccine at any IUPUI clinic.
IUPUI ID is required to receive a free vaccine.
Appointments for flu shots are not necessary.
Flu shots are available now at Coleman Hall and CCSH (students only at CCSH).
Our flu schedule is on-line. It changes frequently, so check it before going to a clinic.
Our flu vaccine is ordered as a single dose. Single doses do NOT contain preserves, including Thimersol.
The North American seasonal flu vaccine for the 2013-14 season has changed from last year. It includes 2 A strains: California H1N1 and Texas H3N2 and the Massachusetts B strain. The vaccine confers immunity for approximately 6-8 months. See Sanofi's site for vaccine-specific information if interested (look at the Prescibing Information/Tearsheets section on the left side of the page and scroll to Fluzone) or click here for the product insert. Our single-dose vaccine does not contain preservatives.
Check the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website or flu.gov for more information about influenza. A weekly tracking calendar of flu activity in the US and internationally is available at the CDC surveillance site.
A link to the School of Medicine's Flu policy and Frequently Asked Questions is available through this link.
Many THANKS to the IU School of Nursing instructors and nursing students for their assistance in staffing IUPUI flu clinics!